Lately there has been a resurgence in the popularity of small gauges among fine-gun enthusiasts and collectors, and now several bespoke makers are being commissioned to build these for discerning clients.
Every entry deserves recognition, but in the end this was a contest. Following are brief bios of the three winners and the great prizes they received from our generous sponsors.
This area of eastern Montana offers hunting for sage grouse, sharptails, Huns, pheasants and waterfowl.
Teaching your dog to “Go Away”
A recent legal opinion that the illegal taking or killing of migratory birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act does not include incidental taking or killing could have adverse effects on waterfowl.
Readers have enquiring minds, and I receive many thoughtful letters throughout the year. I always am glad to help. It’s time again for a round of exchanges that should be of general interest to shotgunners.
The Ruffed Grouse Society recently issued a public letter with a call to action regarding the proposed Indiana listing.
For those needing yet another reason to yearn for your college days, the appeal just got a bit stronger.
The best time to train is when you are “in the zone,” as a dog will sense this and become a willing and contented member of the working team.
I have spent nearly 50 years in sage grouse country and I seldom hunt them anymore, simply because they don’t provide much challenge on the wing.
Alaska grousing within reach of a road.
This is the second Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest win for Storm, whose painting of a pair of redheads in flight over a North Dakota pothole was featured on the 2004-’05 stamp.